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Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine has dominated world news since tanks, jets and troops first crossed Ukraine's borders in February 2022. Every weekday, the Telegraph's top journalists analyse the conflict from all angles.
The team brings you updates on the war in Ukraine and is the most listened to Ukraine war podcast. The team considers military strategy, history, economics, the refugee crisis, Ukrainian culture, and daily life in Vladimir Putin's autocratic Russia and Volodymyr Zelensky's democratic Ukraine.
On 'Ukraine: The Latest', the pre-eminent podcast for Ukraine updates, our correspondents on the ground talk to experts and civilians to cover every aspect of Russia's brutal invasion.


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Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine has dominated world news since tanks, jets and troops first crossed Ukraine's borders in February 2022. Every weekday, the Telegraph's top journalists analyse the conflict from all angles.
The team brings you updates on the war in Ukraine and is the most listened to Ukraine war podcast. The team considers military strategy, history, economics, the refugee crisis, Ukrainian culture, and daily life in Vladimir Putin's autocratic Russia and Volodymyr Zelensky's democratic Ukraine.
On 'Ukraine: The Latest', the pre-eminent podcast for Ukraine updates, our correspondents on the ground talk to experts and civilians to cover every aspect of Russia's brutal invasion.


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    Russia’s ‘theatrical’ nuclear weapons drills & Ukraine’s theory of victory

    Russia’s ‘theatrical’ nuclear weapons drills & Ukraine’s theory of victory

    Day 812.
    Today, further to the fast-evolving situation on the front lines, we reflect on how Ukraine might win the war, the ‘theatrical’ nuclear weapons drills being carried out by Moscow, and look deeper on the political fault-lines of Central and Eastern Europe.
    Contributors:
    Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on X.
    James Rothwell (Berlin Correspondent). @JamesERothwell on X.
    Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander and Chemical Weapons Expert). @HamishDBG on X.
    Dalibor Rohac (Senior Fellow AEI) @DaliborRohac on X.
    'The villages near Kharkiv were recovering. Fleeing again, their people feel betrayed by the west – and I understand why' (Ada Wordsworth in The Guardian)
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/article/2024/may/22/kharkiv-betrayed-west-ukraine-russia-war
    'A Theory of Victory for Ukraine' (Andriy Zagorodnyuk and Eliot A. Cohen, Foreign Affairs):
    https://www.foreignaffairs.com/ukraine/theory-victory-ukraine
    Putin targets German speakers in Russia in search for cannon fodder (The Telegraph):
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2024/05/19/putin-targets-germans-living-in-russia-in-search-for-troops/
    'The EU is failing Georgia, just as it failed Ukraine' (Dalibor Rohac in The Telegraph):
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/05/21/the-eu-is-failing-georgia-just-as-it-failed-ukraine/
    'Exclusive: Pentagon's Russian Oil Red Line Questioned' (Newsweek)
    https://www.newsweek.com/pentagon-russia-ukraine-drone-attacks-oil-hubs-red-line-1902516

    Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest
    Email: ukrainepod@telegraph.co.uk

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    Putin ‘sets sights on Sumy’ & Russia targets German speakers in search for cannon fodder

    Putin ‘sets sights on Sumy’ & Russia targets German speakers in search for cannon fodder

    Day 811.
    Today, further to the fast-evolving situation on the front lines, we reflect on how Ukraine might win the war, the ‘theatrical’ nuclear weapons drills being carried out by Moscow, and look deeper on the political fault-lines of Central and Eastern Europe.

    Contributors:
    Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on X.
    Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on X.
    James Kilner (Editor of the Central Asia & South Caucasus Bulletin). @jkjourno on X.
    With thanks to RAZOM'S Melinda Haring (@melindaharing), Ania Soloveiua (@AnnaSoloveiua), and Daniel Solchanyk (@DanielSolchanyk).
    To learn more about RAZOM's work, visit:
    https://www.razomforukraine.org/
    For their update on the Kharkiv humanitarian crisis, see:
    https://www.razomforukraine.org/kharkiv-under-siege-evacuations-resistance-and-the-plight-of-vovchansk-and-lyptsi/

    Articles Referenced:
    Putin targets German speakers in Russia in search for cannon fodder (Telegraph):
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2024/05/19/putin-targets-germans-living-in-russia-in-search-for-troops/ 
    Roland and Joe's In-Depth analysis of the Battle for Kharkiv (plus maps) -
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2024/05/16/russia-new-offensive-kharkiv-border-donbas-kyiv-ukraine/ 
    Report on the Russian sanctuary created in Kharkiv (Institute for the Study of War):
    https://understandingwar.org/backgrounder/putins-safe-space-defeating-russias-kharkiv-operation-requires-eliminating-russias

    Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest
    Email: ukrainepod@telegraph.co.uk

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    • 52 min
    Has Russia's diversion failed?

    Has Russia's diversion failed?

    Day 810.
    Today, we discuss the latest from the battlefields of Ukraine and Russia, take a brief look at the implications of the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, and talk to Foreign Correspondent Colin Freeman about his recent reporting tour in the Donbas. 
    Contributors:
    Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.
    RolandOliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant onX.
    Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @ColinFreeman on X.
    Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest
    Email: ukrainepod@telegraph.co.uk

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    • 43 min
    Putin claims ‘no plans’ to capture Kharkiv & huge drone attack on Russian naval bases

    Putin claims ‘no plans’ to capture Kharkiv & huge drone attack on Russian naval bases

    Day 807.
    Today, as Putin updates the world about his plans for the Kharkiv offensive, we discuss Ukraine’s huge drone attack on Russian naval bases overnight. Plus, we hear from distinguished Ukrainian journalist Illia Ponomarenko and hear an update on demining battlefields. Finally, we hear an interview from David Knowles on the ground in Lviv.
    Contributors:
    Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on X.
    Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.
    Illia Ponomarenko (co-founder of the Kyiv Independent). @IAPonomarenko on X.
    James Cowan (CEO of HALO Trust). @TheHALOTrust on X.
    With thanks, too, to Andrew Todos (British Ukrainian Sports Journalist). @AndrewTodos on X.
    Article / Book Referenced:
    Roland and Joe's In-Depth analysis of the Battle for Kharkiv (plus maps) -
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2024/05/16/russia-new-offensive-kharkiv-border-donbas-kyiv-ukraine/
    'I Will Show You How It Was: The Story of Wartime Kyiv' by Illia Ponomarenko
    https://t.co/xefS6FAxq6
    Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest
    Email: ukrainepod@telegraph.co.uk

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Putin 'grateful' for Xi's help to end the war & assassination attempt on 'pro-Kremlin' Slovak PM

    Putin 'grateful' for Xi's help to end the war & assassination attempt on 'pro-Kremlin' Slovak PM

    Day 806.
    Today, we discuss the latest from the Kharkiv battlefield, Putin’s visit to China, and whether the assassination attempt on Robert Fico could be a Sarajevo-1949 moment. Plus, later, we hear a set of recordings from David Knowles on the ground in Ukraine. 
    Contributors:
    Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.
    Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on X.
    James Rothwell (Berlin Correspondent). @JamesERothwell on X.
    David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles on X.
    Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest
    Email: ukrainepod@telegraph.co.uk
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    • 51 min
    Ukraine 'stabilises' front line, Russia claims it downed 10 ATACMS missiles & interview with Britain's Defence Secretary Grant Shapps

    Ukraine 'stabilises' front line, Russia claims it downed 10 ATACMS missiles & interview with Britain's Defence Secretary Grant Shapps

    Day 805.
    Today, we discuss the fast-moving situation on the front line as Russia continues its assault near Kharkiv. Plus, we analyse the controversies stoked by the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Kyiv, and sit down for an exclusive interview with the British Defence Secretary Grant Shapps.
    Contributors:
    Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on X.
    Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.
    Nate Ostiller (News Editor at the Kyiv Independent). @NateOstiller on X.
    Michael Bohnert (RAND Corporation). @mbohnert on X.
    Articles / New Podcast Referenced:
    David Knowles Interviewed on The Telegraph's New Podcast, 'The Daily T':
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/05/14/daily-t-podcast-fat-skinny-jabs-ukraine-trigger-warning/
    'Here’s what Ukraine needs in missiles, shells and troops to win' (Michael Bohnert for The Telegraph)
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/us/comment/2024/05/02/ukraine-war-russian-invasion-missile-army-navy-us-aid/ 
    Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest
    Email: ukrainepod@telegraph.co.uk
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VERY good, informed and analytical.

Insights from US Congress to individuals’ narratives on the ground, and from culture to weapons systems. Thank you, Christopher Morgenstierne, Tølløse, Denmark

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The most balanced and enlightened pot cast in the world

In a dark world this daily show inspires some hope by the shining example of the tireless team reporting the importance of winning the war

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